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Sociology (AOC)

Diane S. McMahon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology
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This program provides the student with the first two years of college work towards the bachelor's degree in sociology from a four-year college or university. It also offers students an opportunity to attain the knowledge and skills necessary for work opportunities in a variety of social service agencies, institutions, and organizations.

This is a transfer program and is designed to enable students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Check with your advisor and the Advising Center staff as soon as possible to ensure specific course transferability.

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Science degree in Arts and Sciences - Area of Concentration in Sociology.

Required Sociology Courses

Introduction to Sociology

Required General Courses

English Composition I
English Composition II or English Elective
College Algebra or
Probability and Statistics
General Psychology
Speech Communication

Required Elective Courses

Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.


Electives - 12 credits

Humanities Elective - 6 credits

Lab Science Electives - 7 credits

Physical Activity Elective - 2 credits

Social and Behavioral Science Electives - 6 credits

Sociology Electives - 9 credits



Elective 1 3
English 101 (English Composition I) 3
Mathematics 102 or 109 (College Algebra or Probability and Statistics) 3
Sociology 101 (Introduction to Sociology) 3
Speech 101 (Speech Communication) 3
Total: 15
Elective 1 3
English 102 (English Composition II) or English Elective 3
Psychology 101 (General Psychology) 3
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 2 3
Sociology Elective 3 3
Total: 15
Elective 1 3
Humanities Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4 4
Physical Activity 1
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 2 3
Sociology Elective 3 3
Total: 17
Elective 1 3
Humanities Elective 3
Physical Activity 1
Science Elective 4 3
Sociology Elective 3 3
Total: 13
Total Credit Hours: 60

Consult your advisor or Advising Center staff for appropriate courses.
Courses must be completed from two different Social and Behavioral Science disciplines.
Students need to complete three courses from these courses: Sociology 102, 203, 205, 207, and 211.
Science electives must include one lab science. Some transfer institutions may require an additional lab science; therefore consult your advisor or Advising Center staff to ensure the science elective requirements at your transfer institution are met.

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.